December 13, 2017
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Dazzling children and adults , the display features Lionel trains traveling along a 34’ long, two-level, “O” gauge model train layout. Departing from a miniature replica of Grand Central Terminal on their way to the North Pole, this year’s exhibition showcases the Transit Museum’s Lionel Metro-North, Polar Express, and vintage subway train sets. A selection from the …

8 am to 8 pm.

The holidays are here and school’s out, but nature is in! Come for a day, or two or more of fun in the outdoors. There will be hiking, crafts, and enough adventure to keep your child busy and active throughout the holiday season. Full day campers should bring lunch. Fee prorated for daily.


This new exhibit at the Museum glorifies crazy contraptions that spin, rock, make music, and move around! Sculptor Steve Gerberich creates outlandish large-scaled kinetic sculptures and installations out of old machine parts, kitchen utensils, toys and carnival figurines. It’s art in motion and crazy fun!


Rockin’ Tots offers a dedicated time when parents can have fun with their smaller children while socializing with their friends in a comfortable, low-key, air conditioned environment.

M–F 9am–12pm Sat 8am–10am.

Designed to encourage creativity in all children, this interactive exhibit gives kids the materials, tools and help from museum educators to become "makers." Children work with needles and thread, screwdrivers and batteries, art supplies and more, to transform ideas into reality.


"Objects Out Loud," is a stunning new exhibit at the Museum, combining the works of two contemporary artists, Nick Cave and Arman. This exhibition includes 20 works of sculpture, film and photography. Both artists’ works are bold and full of symbolic meaning and social commentary.


Over 150 New York City landmarks are recreated in miniature out of bark, nuts, leaves and other plant parts. Large scale model trains zip around such familiar sites as the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center. This year’s show features new replicas of the Empire State Building and other midtown landmarks. Timed tours today through Jan. 15, 2018; see website for holiday schedules.


Tours of this historic site begin for the season on April 1. This lovely but unassuming country church has a stained glass window by Henri Matisse (his last work of art) and nine windows created by Marc Chagall. These glorious windows are on display for visitors. Tours are subject to congregation activities; call for daily schedule.


The Aquarium is featuring a special exhibit featuring a rescued baby loggerhead sea turtle, who will be followed through its first year of life, before being released into the ocean next fall.


The Katonah Museum of Art can be your child’s art studio on school vacation days! With assemblage as the theme, children will collect, transform, re-imagine, and construct with an amazing assortment of mixed-media and re-purposed objects. Each day brings a creative new project led by teaching artists. Drop-in.


Mummies offers an up-close look at one of the largest collections of mummies housed in North America. From ancient Egypt to pre-Columbian Peru, the exhibition explores the intersection between societies, their environment, and the preparations they made for their dead. Through high-resolution CT scans and forensically reconstructed sculptures, visitors glimpse people from centuries ago and learn how …


Mummies will offer an up-close look at one of the largest collections of mummies housed in North America. From ancient Egypt to pre-Columbian Peru, the exhibition will explore the intersection between societies, their environment, and the preparations they made for their dead.


How do people, animals and birds stay warm in the winter in their own unique ways? Join this weekly Exploring Play program to pretend to hibernate in a cave like a bear; story time with a bear who can’t fall asleep in winter, touch and sort real feathers; and use colorful feathers to make their own birds to take home. Exploring Play, held on Friday mornings, is designed for children ages 2 to …


The South Street Seaport Museum has a new exhibition, "Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners." The exhibit features ship models, artifacts and memorabilia from ocean liners, giving visitors an in-depth look at the dramatic differences between ship travel for millionaires in First Class and immigrants in Third Class.


Get out on the Long Island Sound for some memorable family fun. These two-and-a-half hour cruises seek out some of the seals and waterfowl that spend their winters just off the shores of The Maritime Aquarium. Binoculars provided. Make sure to bring plenty of warm clothes!


Join in an Emelin holiday tradition! Enjoy a fun-filled hour when this creative troupe returns with its newest show of song, dance, mime and art! Ages 2+

11 AM & 1:30 PM.

Millions: Migrants and Millionaires aboard the Great Liners, 1900-1914 is one of the first exhibitions to examine, side-by-side, the dichotomy between First Class and Third Class passengers aboard ocean liners in the early 20th century.


It doesn’t get much bigger than the latest installment of "Star Wars," except if you’re watching “The Last Jedi” on a six-story IMAX screen! In an unprecedented move, The Maritime Aquarium is suspending its regular schedule of 40-minute IMAX documentaries for one month to present only “The Last Jedi.” Episode VIII will continue the saga of Luke, Leia, Rey, Finn …

1pm, 4pm, 7pm & 10pm.

Visit us for this weekly open house event for parents, caregivers, and grandparents with children from birth to age 6. Registration preferred;


Hop aboard our play train and pretend to ride the rails! Hike winter trails and find evergreen trees and shrubs. Warm up inside the cozy Discovery Center while learning more about amazing evergreen plants. Make a festive evergreen swag bundle to brighten up your home.

1:30 pm to 5: 30 pm.

Join Watson Adventures on a unique murder mystery scavenger hunt for kids 10 & up! A killer is on the loose at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and it’s up to you to stop him! The killer has created a scavenger hunt that, when completed, reveals his name, the weapon he used and where he hid the body in the museum. You’ll get a list of suspects, weapons and hiding places that are all …


Learn about the way the different eras of the Philipse family observed the holidays during the first generation in the 1680s to the last generation in the 1760s. Discover the historical origins of many of our modern holiday traditions and decorations while enjoying the multi-generational decorations done by Morsemere Garden Club and learning about the history of the Manor Hall.


This celebration of winter and the holiday season is bigger and better than ever, featuring circus performers, a skating rink, pony and hay rides, carolers and a 32-foot Christmas tree. Santa is making an appearance, too!


A brand new holiday experience at Ridge Hill! Enjoy nightly light shows every half hour throughout the center. Take an enchanting stroll down Market Street and marvel at the synchronized display of music and lights.


Victor Hugo’s epic story of love, acceptance, and what it means to be a hero becomes an unforgettable musical when paired with the Academy Award-nominated score from the Disney film of the same name. Introduce your kids to 15th-century Paris, Quasimodo, Esmeralda, and some truly beautiful music.


Embrace your inner elf this season with this fun holiday show. Elf the Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, who crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts as a child and is mistakenly transported to the North Pole. Buddy grows up thinking he’s an elf, but between his lousy toy-making abilities and enormous size, he begins to realize he’s not like the others. With Santa’s blessing …

7 pm.

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